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Discourse delivered by Joseph Wilton at the Royal Academy premiums

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

YE/2

Title

Discourse delivered by Joseph Wilton at the Royal Academy premiums

Date

10 Dec 1799

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Delivered in the absence through illness of the President Benjamin West. Confines his comments to a brief statement then a list of that year's winners, with Richard and Robert Smirke receiving particular commendation as winners of the gold medal.